Friday, December 11, 2015

Kariveppilai Podi / Curry leaves dry chutney /Kadi patta chutney

I am posting a recipe of Kariveppilai podi /Kadi patta dry chutney.
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This podi is very easy to prepare,so get your bunch of curry leaves and start preparing:-)
Karivepillai Podi


Fresh green curry leaves - 4 cups
Udad dal/ulutham paruppu - 1 cup
Channa dal or Tur dal - 1/4 cup
Asafoetida/hing/Perungayam  - 1 small piece or 1 tsp
Whole dry red chillies - 2 cups
Tamarind/puli/Chincha - size of small supari
mustard/kadugu/mohri/rai - 1 tsp
Oil -little for roasting
Salt to taste
Scrapped dry coconut - 1/4 cup(optional)
Jaggery powder - 1 tbsp (optional)

Clean and wash the curry leaves in water,dry them in shade.They should become moisture free.
Dry roast (may be with little oil) Channa dal,Udad dal,Red chillies separately.
In little oil,add mustard seeds, asafoetida add to the above mixture.
Dry roast curry leaves a little to ensure that it is free of moisture free.
In little oil,add the tamarind and roast a little.
Add salt to the above mixture. and make a coarse powder in mixer.
In case you use dry coconut , then roast scrapped dry coconut till it turns gold.
Jaggery powder can also be added while grinding it in Mixer.
This Yummy chutney mixed with little oil can be taken with Idlis,Dosas or can be eaten along with plain rice and Ghee.

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